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Oral Answers to Questions — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: UN Under-Secretary General ( 3 Feb 1988)

Mr David Mellor: ...to try to make progress on the report that the Secretary General has issued following on it. The report makes two points clear. First, there is a need for immediate alleviation of the problems in Gaza by way of the palliative measures set out in the report — enhancing the relief organisation's work and mitigating the more oppressive aspects of the occupation. Secondly, as I have already...

Orders of the Day — Criminal Justice Bill [Lords] (18 Jan 1988)

Mr Alex Carlile: ...Office—the hon. and learned Member for Putney (Mr. Mellor)—and the right hon. Member for Manchester, Gorton (Mr. Kaufman) viewed it with such a sense of adventure that they took off to the Gaza Strip to take part in a little exercise in competitive aggression. I view this Criminal Justice Bill mark 2 with a sense of the inevitable. However, I hope that it includes the inevitability...

Arab-Israel Question (11 Jan 1988)

Gerald Kaufman: ...To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs if he will make a statement on British policy on the Arab-Israel question in the light of recent developments on the West Bank and Gaza.

Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Middle East (16 Dec 1987)

Mr Dennis Walters: In the context of non-progress towards a peace settlement, is my hon. and learned Friend aware that in the past few weeks Israeli repression on the West Bank and in Gaza has been responsible for the killing of more than 20 Palestinians, including several schoolchildren? Bearing in mind that we are a permanent member of the Security Council, even if we cannot compel Israel to withdraw from the...

Orders of the Day — Debate on the Address: Foreign Affairs (26 Jun 1987)

Mr Cyril Townsend: ..., because it seemed essential to me that the Palestine Liberation Organisation should he invited to take part in that conference. A couple of years ago I visited the occupied West Bank and Gaza. In the slums and the degradation and despair of those settlements I met Palestinian after Palestinian who made it absolutely clear that, as far as they were concerned. the PLO represented them....

Foreign Affairs Council (17 Dec 1986)

Mr Ernie Ross: ...the problem in the middle east, especially the Arab-Israeli conflict? Did they take any specific action following the use of live ammunition by the Israeli defence forces on the west bank in Gaza over the past few weeks? What progress has been made by the European Council of Ministers in gaining access for produce from the west bank in Gaza to the Common Market?

Foreign Affairs Council (28 Oct 1986)

Mr Geoffrey Howe: ...of State for Trade and Industry will he announcing shortly details of how this measure will be implemented. The Council approved proposals to grant the Palestinian populations of the west bank and Gaza preferential access to the Community market, and agreed to establish a fresh aid programme for those territories. These proposals will bring practical help to those living in the occupied...

Anglo-Syrian Relations (24 Oct 1986)

Mr Cyril Townsend: ...Friend and his colleagues if Britain's trade with that part of the world is not to he adversely affected. Will he confirm that the vast majority of Palestinians on the occupied west bank and in Gaza are totally opposed to international terrorism?

Business of the House: Foreign Affairs (18 Jun 1986)

Mr Timothy Renton: ...we consider that it is up to the Palestinians to choose their own representatives. During the Prime Minister's visit she focused attention particularly on the occupied territories. When I visited Gaza in December I was extremely depressed by the economic conditions in that part of the territories. There is no doubt that there is an urgent need for improvements in conditions there, but as...

Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements (20 May 1986)

Mr Cyril Townsend: .... Friend's visit to Israel and her interest in trying to get some sort of international peace process going, will she confirm that she will not visit the occupied territories of the West Bank and Gaza? What arrangements is she making to meet the leaders of the Palestinians, bearing in mind that their future is the core issue in the middle east?

Libya (16 Apr 1986)

Mr Dennis Walters: ...constant since 1948, but perhaps never quite so absolute as under the present Administration. Whether Israel was breaking international law by continuing to occupy and colonise the West Bank and Gaza or offending principles of natural justice by bulldozing houses, sacking mayors, beating up students and shutting down Palestinian schools and universities in the occupied territories; whether...

Oral Answers to Questions — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Syrian Jews ( 9 Apr 1986)

Mr Cyril Townsend: What assurance has my hon. Friend had from the Israeli authorities that Syrian Jews emigrating to Israel will not end up dispossessing and disfranchising Palestinians on the West Bank and in Gaza?

Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements (27 Mar 1986)

Mr Cyril Townsend: ...east—the future of the Palestinians? Does she agree that the absence of any form of diplomatic peace process in the middle east, when combined with the growing repression on the West Bank and in Gaza, where there have been increased deportations and detentions without trial, can only fuel international terrorism and bring the prospect of armed conflict in the middle east that bit closer?

Oral Answers to Questions — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Middle East (18 Dec 1985)

Mr Ernie Ross: asked the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what steps Her Majesty's Government have taken to assess the degree to which the Arab populations of the West Bank and Gaza regard the Palestine Liberation Organisation as their legitimate representatives in any discussions on the future of the middle east; and if he will make a statement.

Oral Answers to Questions — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Israel (18 Dec 1985)

Mr Timothy Renton: I visited Israel from 12 to 16 December. In my talks there I had a useful exchange of views on bilateral matters and regional and international issues. I also met Palestinians from the West Bank and Gaza Strip.

Oral Answers to Questions — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Middle East (18 Dec 1985)

Mr Timothy Renton: ...the right of the Palestinians to self-determination, and we are concerned about their present conditions in some of the occupied territories. I noted some of them myself when I went to the Gaza Strip at the end of last week. I expressed my deep concern to many leading Israelis about the economic conditions and the difficulties of Palestinians in moving towards self-sufficiency.

Orders of the Day — Foreign Affairs and Overseas Development ( 8 Nov 1985)

Mr James Spicer: ...that they will never again take that chance, and a major opportunity will be lost. It is certain that escalating violence will follow close behind. What of the future then? On the West bank and in Gaza, some 1·5 million Palestinians would continue to exist as second-class citizens alongside just over 3 million Israelis in Israel proper. In 20 years, those two populations may come into...

Orders of the Day — Middle East (Peace Initiatives) (14 Mar 1985)

Mr Richard Luce: ...forward to the visit of Deputy Prime Minister Shamir before too long. We are profoundly concerned by the conditions which prevail within the occupied territories, notably in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip, to which my hon. Friend the Member for Wells referred. My right hon. and learned Friend the Foreign Secretary drew our concern to the attention of the Government of Israel when he...

European Community (Agricultural Prices) (14 Mar 1985)

Mr Robert Adley: ...the Member for Grantham (Mr. Hogg), may I ask whether my right hon. Friend is aware that there is considerable anxiety about people in Israeli-occupied territories, such as the citrus growers of Gaza, being denied access to the EEC for their produce while Israel, which goes rampaging around the middle east, appears to enjoy favourable terms? Will my right hon. Friend examine that matter...

Oral Answers to Questions — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: High Technology (12 Dec 1984)

Mr Ernie Ross: ...and Israel, we should first at least demand that Israel withdraws from Lebanon, stops building settlements on the west bank and gives basic human rights to the Palestinians on the west bank in Gaza?


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